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Pennsylvania PRO needs restroom service truck for cold climate


PRO R.C. Stahlnecker, Milton, Pa., needed a new vacuum truck for portable restroom service. His former vacuum tank had compartments for freshwater and wastewater. Located in a cold climate, Stahlnecker wanted to reload restrooms with salt water in winter months, and batch-mix the solution to charge the units rather than adding salt to the water on site.


Because the new chassis was tight on space due to new emission standards, adding a separate plastic tank to the unit wasn't an option. So Pik Rite engineered a 1,250-gallon steel vacuum tank with three compartments. In addition, the unit was equipped with dual-side service wands, a low-to-the-ground heavy-duty restroom rack, a driver's side workstation, a 20 gpm wash-down freshwater system, and six work lights for night and low-light work.


Stahlnecker found hauling the premixed solution was more efficient, and technicians serviced more units in a typical workday. 800/236-9763;


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